Squandering An Employment Opportunity  in the Unemployment Insurance Debate

Squandering An Employment Opportunity in the Unemployment Insurance Debate

Lost in the debate over unemployment insurance is an opportunity to look beyond a simple extension of the federal benefits to include meaningful reforms that could increase employment options for the more than four million Americans who are unemployed.

One of those much-needed reforms is that job-training centers, funded by the federal government and run by the states, recognize that entrepreneurship is creating a job and likely jobs for other people too.  These employment centers follow an outdated, 20th century workforce model that no longer exists – namely, …

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